Most of the time, swaying other people’s opinion during a political argument, is a near impossibility. However, a new research suggests that just one word can turn an opposing view into a favorable one.
A team of researchers from Ohio State University recently published a study in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology that revealed a connection linking morality to a change in opinion, The Washington Post reported.
Editor’s Note: Chirag Kulkarni is the founder of Insightfully, a company for customer analytics for social sign.
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The first step in making valuable connections with important people? Remembering their names.
Quick, grab a savvy individual on the job hunt or who’s looking to get ahead, and ask them what’s the most important factor behind landing the right gig. You might get a few answers that include things like: qualifications, experience or education. Still, one answer is going to ring true above all the rest: networking.
In most employment fields, but particularly in the fast paced world of business, it’s all about who you know. So you owe it to yourself to make the best connections, and to find the right people who are going to help you get where you need to be. GraduatePrograms.com agrees, which is why they surveyed 10,000 former and current business school students to identify which schools have the strongest networks.
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One of the biggest assets you can have in business is relationship building skills. No matter the industry you are in, those who are specifically good at networking always seem to have the head start compared to anyone without one. Meet Keith Ferrazzi, author of the two New York Times bestselling books Never Eat Alone and Who’s Got Your Back? Many key players across various industries cite Keith books as a must-read for anyone looking to attain a solid foundation for building relationships in your business and personal life.